Russell S. Mattson was most recently a Committee Member in Troop 54 from 2005 to 2011. Prior to that, he was an Assistant Scoutmaster, beginning in March 1998. During that time, he led the Troop on several trips.
His son, Christopher M. Mattson, was a youth member of Troop 54, attaining the rank of Eagle Scout in February 2004.
In addition to volunteering with Troop 54, Mr. Mattson also led at least one district camporee and volunteered at the National Jamborees in 2001, 2005 and 2010. He has served on the National Youth Leader Training (NYLT) staff at Treasure Valley for many years.
Mr. Mattson has been awarded a number of Scouting awards, including:
Mr. Mattson retired to Florida. Since leaving Troop 54, he has continued his involvement in NYLT.
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